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Cody ChesnuTT – “I’ve Been Life” Video

In the video for “I’ve Been Life,” a searching squelch-funker from his long-in-the-works 2012 sophomore album Landing On A Hundred, the idiosyncratic soul auteur Cody ChesnuTT co-stars with a parade of elaborately masked dancing, fire-spitting guys on stilts. These guys stop traffic when the strut into the Brooklyn street, and that just makes sense; I’d… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 31, 2013 - 5:29 pm

Sasquatch! 2013 Monday: The Postal Service, Ariel Pink, Death Grips, & More

If there was one constant during the Monday at Sasquatch! it might as well have been “failure.” The rainy final day, riddled with many sound problems, cancellations, and absences, brought that word to mind in some context with nearly every set. Yet, in spite of this, band after band delivered their all and by the… More »

By: Miles Bowe / May 28, 2013 - 5:42 pm

2012 In Review: The Year In Comebacks

“Don’t call it a comeback” is usually a phrase uttered self-protectively by musicians who are very much coming back from some degree of obscurity. Dr. Dre wasn’t exactly absent during the seven-year stretch between his first and second albums (“California Love,” anybody?), but his 1999 sophomore release 2001 is littered with lines like “Ladies pay… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 31, 2012 - 11:55 am

Stream Cody ChesnuTT Landing On A Hundred

In 2002, the genre-line-shattering singer-songwriter Cody ChesnuTT released The Headphone Masterpiece, a lo-fi soul double-album that actually may have lived up to its overblown title. Ten years later, ChesnuTT is just finally getting around to releasing the follow-up album, the Kickstarter-financed Landing On A Hundred. We’ve posted the early track “That’s Still Mama,” and now… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 22, 2012 - 10:28 am

Cody ChesnuTT – “That’s Still Mama”

Songwriter and singer Cody ChesnuTT has been recording again — he hasn’t put out a record since 2002’s The Headphone Masterpiece — and today he let go of the cut “That’s Still Mama,” a song that will be included on his upcoming Kickstarter-funded collection Landing On A Hundred. It’s a meditative, dense slice of soulful… More »

By: Corban Goble / July 10, 2012 - 3:54 pm